World Statistics Day
20 October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare not only inequalities in the world of work, including between women and men, but it has also further emphasised the gender data gaps that hamper our understanding of the depth, nature and evolution of those inequalities.
Annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank
16 October 2020
In written statements to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder warned against higher levels of poverty and inequality resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. Highlighting the urgent need for social protection for all, he called for profound structural changes to build back better and faster.
International Day of Rural Women
15 October 2020
Despite playing a major role as farmers, wage earners and entrepreneurs, rural women face gender-based discrimination leading to unpaid work, as well as unequal access to education, healthcare, property, and financial services.
14 October 2020
13 October 2020
Joint statement by ILO, FAO, IFAD and WHO.
Labour Overview in Latin America and the Caribbean
01 October 2020
The pandemic has led to a drastic contraction in employment and income in the region, but signs of an early recovery suggest the situation could begin to improve in the coming weeks.
29 September 2020
Greening the world of work post-COVID-19 could create millions of jobs in the most bio-diverse region on the planet. However, the right policies need to be put in place to ensure they are decent jobs.
COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace
23 September 2020
A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.
18 September 2020
The Equal Pay International Coalition says governments need to take action to close the pay gap between women and men.
Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators
Collective construction, the best strategy of the Argentine Federation of Technology, Innovation and Knowledge Worker Cooperatives (FACTTIC) to face current challenges
18 September 2020
“Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, the ILO interviewed Leandro Monk, President of FACTTIC.